A DRAFT OF XVI CANTOS
“perhaps the first American book in which author, designer and printer have collaborated to create a unity. Since they could not erect another Parma Baptistery, and didn’t have the money for a unity of the arts in a single architectural structure, they have chosen to integrate three arts in a small thing: drawings, capitals, as in the manuscripts of the Middle Ages.”
Ezra Pound to Carlo Linati, 6 June 1925 (Lettere 1907-1958. Ed. A. Tagliaferri. Milan: Feltrinelli, 1980. 96).
Translated by Massimo Bacigalupo, 2015.
Note on colours: violet for active links to the companion page of a canto; green for active links to full-text canto with glosses; orange for inactive links.